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Tom Petri, Unvarnished
After 35 years in Congress, he's cutting loose.
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Tom Petri (R-Fond du Lac), in office since 1979, is known for his reserve, and has been called the last of the "Rockefeller Republicans," moderates who predated Reagan's conservative revolution.  Still, when a journalist from his local paper, the Fond du Lac Reporter, spoke with Petri last week, she found him "reminiscing over old photos," including one of the Gipper that prompted this PG-13 anecdote. One photo of the late, former President Ronald Reagan ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for Oct. 22, 2014
"Canstruction," Ebola hoax, and a set date for the 88th annual Holiday Parade.
An anomalous mix of news here in today’s Morning Links. Tuesday’s "Canstruction" event built Milwaukee landmarks from unopened cans of food, and after "de-canstruction" on Oct. 29, the 8,000-plus cans of food will be donated to the Jewish Community Pantry. The latest autopsy findings suggest a turn in the Ferguson, MO Michael Brown case. And in other dark news, a suspected serial killer, accused of murdering ...
Aimee Robinson
Morning Links for Oct. 21, 2014
A sad day in the fashion world, maps, McDonald's and Coco-Cola.
A roundup of the sad, weird and sugar-filled news in today's Links.  It was announced Monday evening that Oscar de la Renta, the Dominican-born fashion designer, has died. He was 82. His designs will be remembered as the pinnacle of American formalwear.  Bill Clinton is coming to our divided state to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.  The Dodgeville mayor keeps getting involved with local police while intoxicated, ...
Claire Hanan
Morning Links for Oct. 20, 2014
James Foley's parents are asking political candidates to apologize for using images of their son in campaign advertising.
Good morning, and welcome to Monday. James Foley's parents are asking political candidates to stop using images of their son's murder in campaign advertising, and are calling for an apology. The New York Times takes a look at the gubernatorial race in Wisconsin, and Gov. Walker's political ambitions.  Obamacare premiums are not going up in Wisconsin in Year 2 of the health care overhaul.  ...
Dan Shafer
Morning Links for Oct. 17, 2014
"Disastrous" news, the AG candidates on John Does and tonight's debate.
What we're reading on this Friday morning. You have to download a Word document, but if you're looking for a complete listing of stations carrying tonight's gubernatorial debate, here it is. What does it mean that Burke's successor at the Commerce Department once called her a "disaster"? See the Associated Press story. Both candidates for state attorney general have said reforms could be considered in Wisconsin's John ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for October 16, 2014
An Aaron Rodgers look-alike, fast-food burgers, and extras needed for the "Magic Mike" movie sequel
What you need to read to make your morning complete: The Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team was unanimously picked to win the Big Ten championship – picked by a media panel, that is. Ladies, what are you waiting for? The crew filming the movie Magic Mike XXL are looking for 300 women to be extras. Their job is to sit and watch the male cast strip. And this is reportedly ...
Ann Christenson
 
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Tom Petri, Unvarnished
After 35 years in Congress, he's cutting loose.
Matt Hrodey | 10/22/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 22, 2014
"Canstruction," Ebola hoax, and a set date for the 88th annual Holiday Parade.
Aimee Robinson | 10/22/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 21, 2014
A sad day in the fashion world, maps, McDonald's and Coco-Cola.
Claire Hanan | 10/21/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 20, 2014
James Foley's parents are asking political candidates to apologize for using images of their son in campaign advertising.
Dan Shafer | 10/20/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 17, 2014
"Disastrous" news, the AG candidates on John Does and tonight's debate.
Matt Hrodey | 10/17/2014
Morning Links for October 16, 2014
An Aaron Rodgers look-alike, fast-food burgers, and extras needed for the "Magic Mike" movie sequel
Ann Christenson | 10/16/2014
Charting the MU Law Poll Results
And looking closely at the gubernatorial race.
Claire Hanan | 10/15/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 15, 2014
Wisconsin healthcare professionals prepare for Ebola, among other relevant headlines.
Aimee Robinson | 10/15/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 14, 2014
News on the Zoo Interchange, campaign season, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Dan Shafer | 10/14/2014
Morning Links for Oct. 13, 2014
Couches and MPS' poverty problem.
Claire Hanan | 10/13/2014
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Claire Hanan
Assistant Editor
Claire Hanan’s writing has appeared in FutureClaw Magazine, MSN.com (UK), Mizzou Magazine, and Vox magazine. She attended the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. She enjoys writing about fashion and books, and joined Milwaukee Magazine as an assistant editor in 2012. 

Matt Hrodey
Associate Editor
Matt has written for Milwaukee Magazine since 2006, when he was a lowly intern. Since then, he’s held the posts of assistant news editor and, most recently, associate editor. He’s lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana but mostly in Wisconsin. He wants to do more fishing but has a hard time finding worms. He lives in Riverwest, where he was robbed once at gunpoint. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, neo-Nazi’s and real estate. If you have a news tip, call him at 414-287-4316.
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